Manuela Testolini, a businesswoman is living a happily married life with husband Eric Benet. The couple is blessed with three daughters altogether.
After divorcing former husband late Prince Rogers Nelson, Manuela Testolini is living a blissful married life with Eric Benet, a popular musician.
The happy couple is blessed with three adorable girls. Besides her amazing personal life, she is also a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Let us find out more about Manuela below!!!!
Manuela Testolini: Her Married Life with Husband Eric Benet
Manuela, a businesswoman tied a knot to her current husband Eric on 31 July 2011 after dating for a while. Eric was also married prior Manuela to popular actress Halle Berry but the relationship did not last long and they divorced.
Some sources say the reason behind their separation was Eric cheated on his wife. It was also mentioned one of the songs of Jay-Z in his album 4:44.
Manuela and her husband Eric in an event, Source: Heavy
Well, all of that was in past, as of now, the gorgeous couple Manuela and Eric is living a wonderful married life with no rumors of extra affairs or divorce.
The duo welcomed their first child; daughter, Lucia Bella Benet the same year they married. Manuela gave birth to her second daughter some days prior to her third anniversary in 2014.
Perfect family portrait on Valentine's Day, Source: E Online
Besides, she's also the stepmother to Eric's daughter India born on 1991 with Eric's past relationship with girlfriend Tami Marie Stauff.
Talking with E! News Eric explained his happiness:
"My family is my everything. As we continue to grow as a unit, it's so important to document these special moments in life, so for Valentine's Day, I wanted to give my wife and family a picture that captures our pure happiness. Look at those smiles…Mission Accomplished!"
The family of five is an example for many us. Let's congratulate the couple for their blissful life ahead.
Manuela previous marriage with late Prince
Prince and Manuela spotted together for the first time in 2001. It was the moment when she was working for a charitable foundation named Love4OneAnother.
Despite a huge age gap, Prince at 43 and Manuela, 23, they fell for each other and lived together for some years in Toronto.
Manuela and her former husband Prince, Source: NY Daily News
They married on Christmas Day in 2001 and lived a luxurious life spending around $50,000 for each party after any major events. Though everything seemed fine, the couple couldn't maintain their relationship and they filed for divorce after five years of their marital life.
After two years of official divorce, Testolini stated that Prince had yet to return some of her personal items including some videos based on songs written for her.
Later, Prince returned all the Tiffany gold and diamond jewelry along with some photographs, memorabilia, and scrapbooks. All those items worth about $185,000.
Manuela Testolini: Her Career
Manuela is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Canadian businesswoman Testolini is the founder of Gamillah, a production company. The firm is based on a line of designer candles.
During an interview with the Toronto Star, she explained,
"It was a roller-coaster. It was a very eye-opening experience to see what show business was all about. It was never my desire to be in the spotlight, but it was a great experience because it allowed me to start my own business."
Additionally, she runs a children's charity and champions living a green lifestyle named In A Perfect World. The non-profit organization works in partnership with other community-based associations to aid children in need.
Quick Facts about Manuela Testolini
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- Born on 19 September 1976 in Canada.
- Her birth sign is Virgo.
- Attended York University and later shifted to Minneapolis to pursue her career.
- Her ex-husband Prince died on 21 April 2016 due to painkiller overdose.
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